Press Release

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Akitoshi Ichii) will exhibit at Auto Shanghai 2021, to be held at the National Convention & Exhibition Center from April 21-28, 2021.

The theme of this year's Shanghai Motor Show is “EMBRACING CHANGE,” aiming to capitalize on DX - digital transformation to drive forward the evolution of the auto industry.

Along with 5G, AI, and IoT, the spread of electric vehicles is expected to accelerate in China in the future, and NSK will exhibit next-generation technologies it has refined based on its Four Core Technologies™ that contribute to the core functions of driving, steering, and braking while bringing comfort and joy to drivers and passengers alike.

NSK Booth

Major Exhibits

Seamless Two-Speed eAxle Concept (Gen 2)
  • Advanced, compact, lightweight eAxle system
  • Integrates a compact high-speed motor made possible by NSK's Traction Drive Speed Reducer New Window and ultra-high speed electric motor bearings
  • Two-speed design boosts vehicle range by approximately 7%
  • Quiet, seamless shifting for improved ride comfort (achieved with non-contact torque sensor & electric shift actuator)
NSK Ultra-High-Speed Ball Bearing for EV Motors
  • Featuring world's first cage designed utilizing topology optimization
  • Can operate at over 1.8 million dmN - the fastest EV motor bearing in the world
  • Applies NSK's advanced simulation technologies to maximize performance while ensuring ease of production

Exhibition Overview

Exhibition Name Auto Shanghai 2021
Venue National Exhibition and Convention Center
Dates April 21-28, 2021
NSK Booth Hall 1.2H, Booth 5BI071
Official Website New Window

About NSK

NSK began its journey manufacturing the first bearings in Japan in 1916, and has since developed into a global organization researching, designing, and manufacturing Motion & Control™ solutions essential for mobility and industrial applications. NSK is the top supplier of bearings in Japan and is the third largest supplier in the world by market share.

Our responsive products and technologies enhance automotive performance and industrial productivity while reducing energy consumption to unprecedented low levels. In the early 1960s, we set our sights outside Japan and have established over 200 business locations in 30 countries alongside a vast network of joint ventures and partnerships in all corners of the world.

NSK Corporate Philosophy

NSK contributes to a safer, smoother society and helps protect the global environment through its innovative technology integrating Motion & Control. As a truly international enterprise, we are working across national boundaries to improve relationships between people throughout the world.